Field Engineer
Location:
Evansville , Indiana
Posted:
September 12, 2017
Reference:
2887795
About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world's first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running. www.GEEnergyConnections.com .

We are a leading provider of automation and control products and services for equipment and plant control in Power Generation, Process, and Manufacturing industries. Our differentiated Industrial Internet solutions enable customers to optimize equipment performance and ensure reliable and efficient operations by connecting their equipment, data, and people to Insights and Actions generated through Analytics. Our Edge solutions include Outcome Optimizing Controls, Field Agents, Operator Interface products, and an Industrial Communications portfolio for hard to connect distributed assets. Our dedicated team includes some of the best minds in automation capable of solving our customers' toughest challenges. GE Automation & Controls is a business unit within GE Energy Connections.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Field Engineer will plan, organize, and perform field assignments in designated areas of expertise, directing the work of craft labor as required, in a timely and efficient manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Field Engineer, you will:

+ Plan, organize, and perform field assignments in designated areas of expertise, directing the work of craft labor as required, in a timely and efficient manner

+ Develop and further expand technical knowledge and expertise, currently recognized industry standards for engineering ability

+ Maintain knowledge of applicable product line warranties, and accomplish effective warranty administration

+ Plan, prepare, and/or instruct both internal and external training programs as required, to impart and perpetuate field engineering and/or product knowledge in area of specialization

+ Perform administrative functions; such as writing technical reports, ordering materials, securing quotations, preparing job status reports, reports to customers, time sheets, and expense sheets on a complete timely, and thorough basis

+ Maintain knowledge of the report system to the extent required for timely and accurate input of field information necessary

+ Knowledge of and conduct work activities in compliance with, the ES Safety Manual and Safety policy

+ Exercise good judgment in controlling costs and expenditures of Company funds

+ Protect the Company's capital investments by properly safeguarding and maintaining that equipment for which responsible

+ Make contributions to the continued development and refinement of IS Engineering Standards and Procedures as they apply to designated specialty and to conduct work efforts in accordance thereof

+ Develop knowledge of Energy Services Terms and Conditions and those of customers and subcontractors, and perform activities so as to minimize risk and assure compliance

+ Strive to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction in all transactions and relationships

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of engineering / field experience)

+ Minimum of 2 years of field engineering experience

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

+ Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, approximately 60% of the time

+ Ability and willingness to possess or be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport and driver's license

+ Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

Desired Characteristics:

+ Technical skills in testing of power distribution and delivery to include Breakers, Switchgear, Relays, and Transformers

+ Experience in the design, fabrication, and refurbishment of bus systems as related to open and metal enclosed switchgear applications

+ Experience in the repair and refurbishment of LV and MV circuit breakers

+ Ability to build strong customer relationships

+ Solid business acumen and ability to sell GE to the customer

+ Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision

+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills

+ Customer service oriented

+ Computer skills to include Outlook, Excel, and Word

+ Non-GE Power Delivery experience

+ US Military experience

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Locations: United States; Indiana; Evansville

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.

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